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New conflicts across the Middle East mean that defence strategy making is more important than ever: history shows that we cannot afford to think of defence in solely monetary terms

Prins, Gwyn (2011) New conflicts across the Middle East mean that defence strategy making is more important than ever: history shows that we cannot afford to think of defence in solely monetary terms. British Politics and Policy at LSE (25 Nov 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

British defence and security policy has recently come under attack for lacking strategic vision. In a historical study of British strategy-making, Gwyn Prins pulls out key lessons for current defence strategists, finding that it is often best to leave the Treasury out of strategy-making.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The authors
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H56 - National Security and War
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > LSE Mackinder Programme for the Study of Long Wave Events
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Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2011 11:57
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/39906/

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